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7728 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2916
+1 815-455-3494
Today
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just had carry out. It was terrible, the egg rolls used to be good. They are like mush now. The beef pepper and tomato had very little tomato. The sauce was like fast food. We will never go back. Learn from the previous owners how to make Chinese food.

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Thank Bankybear245
Crystal Lake, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We loved The Breakers for many, many years & encouraged others to go there for the best egg rolls ever & very tasty menu options. Always high quality and great taste. No longer - apparently there are new owners (which we were not aware of). Ordered our favorites for take out. We were disappointed in every dish. The egg rolls... More 

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Thank janet20172017
Woodstock, Illinois
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This used to be one of our favorite places to go for Chinese for over 30 yrs they are under new ownership So disappointed the egg rolls were bad the shrimp was bad and the sweet and sour sauce that used to be the best has been changed and gross. The Vodka Chi Chi drink was what saved the night.... More 

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Thank Claygoddess
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Another wonderful New Years Eve Dinner with friends. The food was excellent and the service was great. The new owner introduced himself to us and said he was keeping everything the same . Tradition It was fun to see some of the staff still around from many years ago

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Thank Douglas H
Elgin, Illinois
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160 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

A bit pricey for my family but a great fun time for all. The food is great. Especially the Shrimp and Lobster sauce and the egg rolls. And the Mai Tai is a fave for me.

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Thank Mommaof5kiddos
Keller, Texas
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have made this a family tradition for many years. Great Chinese food and service. Live music on Fri & Sat nights.

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Thank Jim1008
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The food is good (very salty) but it is hot and cramped inside the restaurant. You are on top of each other which makes it hot and uncomfortable in there. I would get take out but i would not eat at the restaurant. there egg rolls are awesome!!

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Thank Kathy T
Denver, Colorado
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Whenever I visit Crystal Lake, I make a point of getting dinner at the Breakers. I love this place, home made sweet and sour sauce and the best shrimp with lobster sauce I've ever had. It's old school and I like it that way. If I could only eat Chinese at one restaurant in the US, make mine the Breakers!

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Thank US2Europe
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Best egg rolls in town...by far. The rest of the menu, however, is just ok. The beef Kung Pao could have been much spicier for my taste. Service was excellent.

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Thank David R
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

First of all, I would like to say we had reservations ( a party of 11) and were seated ( in a very busy restaurant) at our reserved time. That is the only plus I can give. As we were getting our drinks, the waitress spilled an entire beer on me ( hair, coat, clothes) and gave an embarassed sorry.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7728 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-455-3494

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?